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NYC List of Banned Words Goes Public

captainbobcat Wrote: Apr 01, 2012 9:57 PM
I noticed that "Heavy Metal" is still alright. Silver lining, that.

When I noted in this forum that the New York City Department of Education had banned 50 words from appearing on tests, some of our readers jokingly asked if I was kidding. Unfortunately I was not, and now the NYC Ed Department has published those 50 words, proving it.

Howard Portnoy, over at Hot Air's Green Room reprinted the entire list, which I am copying verbatim here: